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The Information Security Group (ISG) is a world-leading interdisciplinary research group dedicated to research and education in the area of information (cyber) security.

The ISG contains more than fifteen full-time academic faculty members, including a mixture of computer scientists, mathematicians and social scientists. These are supported by several research assistants and a large number of research students, making the ISG one of the largest academic information security teams in the world.

The ISG was formed in 1990 with the intent of providing an academic institution which understood and collaborated with government and industry in the area of information security.

A short history of the ISG

The ISG retains its close links with industry, through collaborations with industry security professionals, a strong history of consultancy, and an extensive international MSc alumni community.

The latest ISG Review Newsletter.

The general objectives of the ISG are:

Education and Training: To cultivate graduates with a broad understanding of all aspects of information security.

Research: To conduct world class information security research.

External Engagement: To maintain close links with the information security industry.

Consultancy: To be a source of information security expertise of industrial relevance.

For more information on any of these activities, please feel free to contact us.

Contact details

For general enquiries or for further information related to the Information Security Group, please contact  the ISG Administrator 

Telephone:+44 (0) 1784 276769

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